“The last woman in Wembley”

Follow Tina Turner & her team behind the scenes of the Twenty Four Seven Tour back in 2000. Not very rare for the die hard fans but this is the first upload of this documentary in HD and it is a bit different than the documentary issued on the first release of the “One Last Time” dvd. Enjoy!

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The boy from New York City

Ike & Tina Turner Live at Olympia Paris 1971

By Ben – In the early nineties, one of my first cd i got after discovering Tina was “Ike & Tina Turner Live at the Olympia 71″. And i felt really lucky to have it while my collection was only flourishing… Most fan will tell you that they remember the exact time they heard certain songs, albums, the feeling of the moment and all the emotions that it gives…

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Love Songs – UK Promotion

Tina Turner - Love Songs - CD 2014

It’s Valentine’s day, the occasion to find out more about the marketing strategy behind last year new “best-of” release “Love Songs”…
Digital era or not – the promotion for Tina Turner´s “Love Songs” compilation is bound to the brick-and-mortar artist management which we already know. Hence, we can enjoy an individually designed promo CD in paper-sleeve and a press release with the interesting info that “Private Dancer” was released in … 1983!

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Private Dancer “30th Anniversary” Edition

Tina Turner - Private Dancer 30th Anniversary Edition (Warner Japan 2015)Pre-Order “Private Dancer” 30th Anniversary Edition here! 

Better late than never!? Who would have thought that, Tina Turner’s milestone album Private Dancer might finally receive the credits it deserves… from Japan.

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Better Be Good To Tina

Tina Turner - Better Be Good To Me - Live 1990

“Better Be Good to Me” song written by Mike Chapman, Nicky Chinn and Holly Knight, from Tina Turner’s solo album, Private Dancer. The song had originally been released in 1981 by Spider, a band from New York City with co-writer Holly Knight as a member. The Turner version was successful in the United States on the Hot 100 and the US R&B/Hip-Hop chart. It peaked at number five on the Billboard Hot 100 and number six on the US R&B/Hip-hop chart. At the 27th Grammy Awards in 1985, this song won Best Rock Vocal Performance, Female, one of four Grammys won by Turner in that ceremony.

A special post today with 3 rare video uploads from Tina’s iconic performances of this song during the Foreign Affair Tour in 1990! Don’t forget to subscribe to our Youtube channel if you haven’t already! Thanks!

“Better Be Good To Me” Live in Woburn Abbey – July 1990

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She Rattled Me Down To My Shoes

Tina Turner - Undercover Agent For The Blues

“If I was this guy, you could all kiss my ass!”
That’s how David Letterman introduced Tony Joe White when he performed on his show in duet with the Foo Fighters. Indeed, White might be one of the coolest rockers out there, sunglasses, hat and snake-skin boots, he took the blues from the swamps of Louisiana and combined it with modern rock. The king of swamp-rock also contributed some of the coolest songs in Tina’s song catalogue, including… Undercover Agent For The Blues.

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4 Years of Blogging

Tina Turner Live 2009

Today, the Tina Turner Blog celebrates its 4 birthday! Since January 2011, we received 3,5 million visitors, gained more than 210,000 Likes on Facebook, 20,000 Subscribers on our Youtube Channel and 2,500 Twitter Followers. We are thrilled to see that Tina keeps on attracting so many people from around the world and we hope to continue as longs as we can. And to celebrate this special event, here is a new video upload dedicated to you all… Proud Mary, live in Arnhem back in 1983.
If you enjoy our work on the blog, please leave us a message, we’ll appreciate it!
All the best, big wheel keep on blogging!
Ben & Sjef

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What Do You Want

Tina Turner - Whatever You Want - 1996

What Do You Want?! You Tina!

The beginning of every show on Tina’s 250-date ‘Wildest Dreams’ tour that kicked off in April 1996. We already learned that Tina Turner knows how to make in entrance. Starting back in the Ike & Tina days, when the Ikettes had already warmed up the audience and Tina burst on stage like a tornado to the beat of ‘Gimme Some Lovin’’, on through the jungle queen entrance of her 1983 tour performing David Bowie’s ‘Cat People’ all the way to the unforgettable ‘stairway to heaven’ entrance of the 1990 ‘Foreign Affair’ tour.

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“I can’t believe we’re doing it again…”

Tina Turner - Tina Live Tour 2008 2009 Backstage

Back in 2008 a promotional video was issued to the press for the announcement of Tina Turner’s 2008/2009 50th anniversary world tour. This video features footage backstage at her appearance on the Oprah show, the rehearsals for her Grammy Awards performance with Beyoncé earlier that year, as well as short interview bites from Tina. Here it is today plus extra footage of rehearsal! 

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Hello New York, Hello London, Hello Berlin

Tina Sunrise 255

Happy New Year Everybody! We would like to wish you all a healthy & very happy new year 2015! We wish it will bring you peace and joy wherever you are in the world. A big thank for being that many to follow the blog again this year! Now, let’s cross fingers 2015 also brings us some Tina news…

Until then, and to celebrate the new year, a new upload, and a funny one, Tina receiving Berolina Awards in 1987. Being held in Germany while Tina was on tour in Canada, a satellite connection had to be established between presenter Thomas Gottschalk and Tina. Unfortunately, technical issues are gonna spice up things a little bit… Watch it here with English subtitles! A big thanks to Anja for the transcription!

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